Wien: Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, 1969. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 73 pages followed by 20 plates and 12 pages of advertisements. Discussion of three 18th century bibliophiles, Prinz Eugen von Savoyen, Georg Wilhelm von Hobendorf, and Antonio Folch de Cardona. Exhibition of 152 books out of their libraries. READ MORE
Katalog der Ausstellung aus Anlaß des 25jährigen Dienstjubiläums des Generaldirektors Univ.-Prof. Dr. Josef Bick
Wien: H. Bauer-Verlag, 1948. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. (vi), xiii, (iv), 126 pages followed by plates. Katalog der Ausstellung aus Anlaß des 25jährigen Dienstjubiläums des Generaldirektors Univ.-Prof. Dr. Josef Bick. The exterior of this copy is moderately soiled and shows minor wear. The lower fore-edge corner of the front wrapper has been folded, and the stiff paper is cracked on the inner surface. A loosely laid-in plate indicates that this copy came from the reference... READ MORE
Philadelphia, PA and Dover, DE: The Library Company of Philadelphia and the Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art, 1999. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 46, (2) pages. Catalogue entries by Milo M. Naeve, introduction by John C. Van Horne. Table of contents, introduction, descriptive information about each catalogue entry. Color illustrations on covers, black and white illustrations throughout text. READ MORE
Paris: Association Internationale de Bibliophile, 1991. small 8vo. cloth-covered slipcase, 11 stiff covered wrappers, paper covered folder. Guidebook from the International Conference of the AIB, held in Torino, Italy. Includes eleven pamphlets recording the events, activities and agenda of the conference. READ MORE
Paris, France: École des Chartes, 2001. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 537, (7) pages. Text in French. No. 60 in the Mémoires et Documents de L'École des Chartes series. Preface by Daniel Roche, acknowledgments, list of abbreviations, introduction, list of manuscript sources, bibliography, index, table of contents. A study of Adamoli (1707-1769), one of the great bibliophiles and book collectors of the French Enlightenment. 21 black and white plates. READ MORE
Bryn Mawr: Bryn Mawr College Library, 1976. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 48 pages. Introduction by Adelman followed by descriptions of some of the collections of this book-collector. Presentation from Seymour Adelman on half-title. READ MORE
N.P. (Sutter House, 1979). tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Presentation from Adelman on title page. Two cards loosely inserted announcing a celebration in honor of Seymour Adelman. A memorial for Francis Lewis Randolph, a young book collector. READ MORE
Lititz: Sutter House, 1977. 8vo. cloth. xii, 210, (2) pages. First edition. An excellent series of well written essays by the well known bookcollector, Seymour Adelman. Limited to 650 copies. Signed by the author on the half-title. READ MORE
New York: Putnam's, (2000). 8vo. quarter cloth, dust jacket. xvii, (iii), 536 pages. First printing of this completely revised handbook of estimated market values for first printings of first books, updated and expanded to include the works of more than 6000 authors, and discussions on the impact of the internet on book collecting. With chapters on what to collect, book collecting, sources for books, knowledgeable buying, etc. READ MORE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2001). 8vo. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards, dust jacket. viii, (iv), 788 pages. Revised edition of the 1998 price handbook with up-to-date values for more than 20,000 first and important collected editions. The largest and most comprehensive single-volume guide to current market values of collectible books in the United States,Collected Books is used by most book dealers and serious collectors in the country. It explains how to identify first editions... READ MORE
Avec l'indication de leur valeur dans le commerce, par un Ancien Libraire
Paris: Aide-Mémoire du Libraire et de l'Amateur de Livres, 1906. large 8vo. cloth. (iv), 443(+1) pages. Avec l'indication de leur valeur dans le commerce, par un Ancien Libraire. Handbook with prices for antiquarian book sellers and collectors. The cloth of this copy has split at the joints. The upper portion of the spine has pulled away from the book block. Someone has attempted to repair the front joint with clear tape. The cover also has... READ MORE
Moscow: n.p. 1975-1993. 8vo. cloth. 21 volumes. Twenty-one of the twenty-eight volumes published to-date in this periodical devoted to book collecting, printing, miniature books, bookplates, publishing, and bookselling. Illustrated. The former owner of this set knows of no complete sets in the West. Includes the following volumes: 1, 2, 5, 7, 9, 11-13, 15-20, 22-28. READ MORE
New York: The Bradford Club, 1864. large 8vo. unbound, top edge gilt. Frontispiece; (ii), 39 pages. Limited to 250 numbered copies. A private printing by the Bradford Club of New York commemorating the life and death, and the sale of the library of the book collector John Allan (1777-1863). Allan specialized in works of R. Burns and Dibdin, American history, and extra-illustrated works. The 1860 work, Private Libraries of New York, by James Wynne mentions... READ MORE
New York: G.P. Putnam, (1922). tall 8vo. cloth-backed boards. xii, 275 pages. Second U.S. edition, revised, limited to 500 copies. The second edition contains new information and three new illustrations. Has two chapters on the care of books. Well preserved copy. READ MORE
Chicago: W.B. Thorsen, 1956-1970. 4to. self paper wrappers. Vi (10), vii (9,9), ix (4,220.127.116.11), x (3), xiii (4-8,9/10), xiv (1-10), xv (1-10), xvi (1-10), xvii (1-6, 8, 10), , xx (1-8), xxi (1-8), xxii (1-8), xxiii (1-6), xxiv (1-6), xxv (1,2,4,5,6), xxvi (1-6) Extras: 98 assorted issues Xxvi (6), 5); xxv (6(2), 5); xxiv (2); xxiii (5); xxii (7(2), 6(2), 5, 4, 3(2), 2(2), 1(2)); xxi (8(2), 7, 6, 5(2), 4(3), 3, 2(2), 1(2)); xx (8(3), 7(2), 6(2), 5(2), 4(3), 3(3), 2(2), 1(3), xix (10, 8/9, 7(2), 6(2), 2(2)); xvii (6(2), 4, 2(2), 1(2)); xvi (10(3), 9(3), 8, 7(3), 5, 4(2), 3(2), 1(3), xv (9(2), 7, 6(2), 5(2), 3); xiv (9), xiii (9/10) Price is per issue. READ MORE
Ossining, NY: William Burton, 1980-1987. small 4to. paper wrappers. For each issue:. The following odd issues are available: Vol 1: 1(2), 2, 3(2), 5(3), 6(3); Vol 2: 1(3), 2(2), 3(4), 4(2), 5(2), 6(2); Vol 3: 1(2), 2(4), 3(2), 4, 5(3), 6; Vol 4: 1(2), 2(2), 3(3), 4(2), 5(3), 6(2); Vol 5: 1(4), 2(5), 3, 4, 5(2); Vol 6: 2, 3, 4(3), 5(2), 6; Vol 7: 1(5), 2(4), 3(8), 4(5), 5(2), 6(4), 7(4), 8(2), 9(4), 10(4), 11(3), 12(4); Vol 8: 1,4 Price is per issue. READ MORE
The complete set of this periodical.
Ossining, NY: William Burton, 1980-1987. small 4to. first six volumes bound individually in cloth with paper wrappers preserved; last two volumes in stiff paper wrappers. The complete set of this periodical. Being Volume 1, no.1 to Volume 8, no.6, a total of 54 issues. Filled with information of interest to those who collect books and sell books. With various articles on binding (see S-K). With the ownership booklabel of the noted bookseller, George Sims in... READ MORE
Volume One: Manuscripts.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1965. tall 8vo. cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. xi, 114 pages. Volume One: Manuscripts. First edition. Introduction by Archibald Hanna. This volume was the only one published. Lengthy annotations accompany each item. Illustrated. Jacket chipped along edges. READ MORE
Volume One: Manuscripts.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1965. tall 8vo. cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. xi, 114 pages. Volume One: Manuscripts. First edition. Introduction by Archibald Hanna. This volume was the only one published. Lengthy annotations accompany each item. Illustrated. Jacket has tears and spots and with a small hole in corner of front cover. Name in ink at top of free endpaper. READ MORE
Volume One: Manuscripts.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1965. tall 8vo. cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. xi, 114 pages. Volume One: Manuscripts. First edition. Introduction by Archibald Hanna. This volume was the only one published. Lengthy annotations accompany each item. Illustrated. Ex library copy with markings. READ MORE
N.P. Ampersand Club, 2005. 8vo. quarter leather, decorated paper covered boards, gilt lettering on spine, slipcase. (ii), 44, (7) pages. Limited to 626 copies, 26 are lettered, 100 are numbererd, and 500 are the trade edition (of which this is one of 26 lettered copies). Printed by Gaylord Schanilec. Contains a bibliography. An anthology of various thoughts by Kjelsberg on book collecting. Brilliant copy. READ MORE